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breaking news tonight. deadly takedown in the street. police releasing new body cam video. a deadly shooting in an american city. officers chasing a suspect, opening fire. an unarmed black teenager shot in the back. tonight, we take you moment by moment into the violent did police go too far? tornadoes and severe storms. homes flattened in new orleans. major flooding in the southwest. the new alerts tonight. russian connection? the bombshell allegation. the former cia chief calling donald trump a risk to national security, claiming he's been turned into an "unwitting agent" of vladimir putin. meth mayor? the elected official caught in a police sting, accused of dealing
washington, d.c. and, breaking news. protesters clashing with police in riot gear just hours before the olympics get under way. and good evening. i'm tom llamas, in for david tonight. we begin with that breaking news from the streets of chicago. a deadly encounter between police officers and an unarmed black tee car. we want to warn you, the images are graphic. look at one officer's body camera as he fires at the stolen car. but the driver does not stop until he slams into another police car and runs away. later, we see him on the ground, but already mortally wounded. tonight, the chicago police have released nine separate videos.
one did not record. the question is guy. here's alex perez in chicago. >> reporter: tonight, the chilling images. a police officer opening fire as a suspect speeds away in a stolen jaguar. a second camera shows a second officer firing, as the suspect crashes head-on into a police crui cameras. the suspect flees on foot. officers give chase. these tense moments from nine newly-released body cams. officers running through backyards, attempting to catch
and pinning him down. after an officer shot him in the back, handcuffing him. missing from the images, body cam images of the fatal shot being fired. officials say that camera was not recording. >> i heard gunshots coming at us. b . >> but you're the one that the defendant. >> reporter: and concern about fallout. >> [ bleep ]. desk duty for 30 days now. >> cruicirucified, man. >> reporter:. >> as it appears right now, departmental policies may have been violated in the incident. >> reporter: tonight, the family
>> it was disturbing. very disturbing. not the way anything is supposed to be done. >> these police officers decided to play judge, jury, and executioner. >> and alex joins us live from chicago. what's the latest with the officers involved? >> reporter: well, tom, the three officers involved in this have been stripped of their badges, weapons, and police powers pending the outcom >> thank you. we move on to the extreme weather. in new orleans, a camera catches debris from a roof being blown off, as a twister blows right by. in phoenix, a flash flood catching drivers by surprise. here's steve osunsami on the trail of those storms. >> reporter: in new orleans tonight, families are cleaning
flooded bourbon street thursday. they were expecting just thunderstorms, but saw a twister. here's what it looked like on a home surveillance camera. >> when it happened, it seemed like you were in that moment as if it was going to be forever. you know? >> you by yourself, big brother? >> reporter: a neighbor live streaming pictures recorded strangers rescuing a man trapped in a building that fell on top of him. >> oh, my god, there's a tornado. oh, my god. >> reporter: a second tornado in florida thursday had wind speeds of near 100 miles an hour. lake were amazed to see this waterspout. passengers flying above it recorded these spectacular pictures from their windows. tonight around phoenix, they're struggling through monsoon flood waters. cars were taking a bath, authorities had to rescue drivers, and thousands lost power after severe weather pushed through. this evening, the desert feels like florida. the tornado here finished off homes that were left behind by
crews are working to clear this away tonight. tom? >> steve, thank you so much. let's get right to rob mars ya know. >> the heavy rain in phoenix -- flash flood watches remain posted. potentially heavy rains in the next 48 hours. watch as it moves across the appalachians. and off the coast by tomorrow night, drier air behind that. heat and humidity across the midsouth. little rock, 109 is what it will feel like. that's dangerous heat. tom? >> rob, thank you. the southern heat that rob mentioned has claimed the lives of two more children left in a car. tonight, their father is facing manslaughter charges. temperatures were in the 90s in
father left his 15-month-old twin daughters in the car. they're the 25th and 26th children to die in a hot car this year, nearly double the number of a year ago. and a former acting cia director saying donald trump may pose a threat to national security. the controversy trump is about to get classified national security briefings. here's jonathan karl. >> reporter: in iowa today, donald trump turned the tables on hillary clinton, saying she's the one who lacks the temperament to be president. >> she's really pretty close to unhinged, and you've seen it. and she's like an unbalanced person. >> reporter: but trump is now under fire from former cia director mike morrell, who
not only "unqualified," but that he "may well post a threat to our national security." morell, who has worked at the cia under democratic and republican presidents and ran the agency under president obama, goes so far as to suggest that trump is being manipulated by russian president vladimir putin, writing, "mr. putin played upon mr. trump's vulnerabilities by complimenting him." putin has referred to trump as a "talented and very colorful person." morell says trump "responded >> i think putin's been a very strong leader for russia. he said trump is a genius and trump is gonna win and trump is leading the party. i will get along, i think, with putin. i said he was a strong leader, which he is. >> reporter: "in the intelligence business," morrell writes, "we would say that mr. putin had recruited mr. trump as an unwitting agent of the russian federation." this comes after trump is about to receive classified national security briefings. he raised eyebrows this week
$400 million cash payment the obama administration made to iran back in january. >> iran provided all of that footage, the tape of taking that money off that airplane, right? $400 million in cash. >> reporter: but no such video exists, and today trump seemed to correct himself, tweeting, "the plane i saw on television was the hostage plane in geneva, switzean carrying $400 million in cash." >> and jon karl joins us from the white house. and michael morell says that donald trump has taken policy positions in russian interest. >> reporter: he's released a written statement saying morell is a pawn of president obama.
something hillary clinton said, that fbi director called her answers truthful. but he said, today secretary clinton was asked if he mischaracterized her words. >> i've acknowledged that using two e-mail accounts was a mistake. and i take responsibility for that. >> so, does that clear things up? >> reporter: it really doesn't, tom. she said she may have short-circuited her previous answer, but again repeated that comey said her statements were
>> thank you. oversees to rio, where the olympic games are set to begin. but the city is on alert after brazil's own troubles broke through. peaceful protests with police having to move in. here's matt gutman. >> reporter: tonight, police in riot gear firing smoke grenades and tear gas into a crowd protesting the lavish spending on the games instead of social services. medical personnel tending to those hit with the gas. at least two detained. we were there before it just turned violent. very heavy security presence here in rio. this is about a small protest here but still there are hundreds of heavily-armed riot police trying to keep this scene and the rest of the city safe. it came just two hours before the city of the carnaval put on its biggest show yet. more than 11,000 athletes marching into the stadium for
85,000 security personnel, hundreds of them frisking spectators. and among them, abc news has learned, u.s. intelligence officials working to identify potential threats. organizers seemed overwhelmed by the scale of it all. officials breaking into their own stadium because they'd lost the keys. and the olympic village in even worse shape. broken sink basins, unfinished bathrooms. nearby stairwells turning into waterfalls. the real excitement happening in the stadium behind me. nearly 80,000 spectators on hand, to watch brazilian performers act out the country's history. that's the biggest show on earth tonight. >> thank you. and from london, new developments in the deadly knife attack that killed in 19-year-old american woman.
65-year-old from florida died in the rampage. back here now, where the mayor of a suburb of washington, d.c. is under arrest, charged with dealing drugs. he had just been elected to a third term, but he has been here's david kerley. >> ladies and gentlemen, i have a lot to do as your mayor. >> reporter: this mayor, sworn in for a third term earlier this year, is tonight the face in this mug shot. charged with attempting to exchange drugs for sex. it was at this hotel in the affluent suburb of washington, d.c., that 50-year-old scott silverthorne met a man he connected with on a website. but that man was an undercover police officer. >> sort of like a dating website where he meets other men. and it was alleged that the
methamphetamines for, in exchange for sex. >> reporter: police say it was at least the second time the former substitute teacher and search firm employee had allegedly dealt drugs this way. his alleged suppliers were arrested as well. fairfax city, shocked by the charges against the longtime city councilmember and mayor. >> we must begin to think about what kind of city we'll leave to our children and future generations. >> if convicted, he between 5 and 40 years in prison. tom? >> david, thank you. and from connecticut tonight, crews at the scene of a home explosion say it could take days to find a cause. the blast shattered the building with seven people inside, including 4 children under 16. all of the injured will be okay. investigators are looking
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finally tonight, the american stars to watch and cheer at the summer olympics. you may not know them all. yet. amy robach is in rio. stars and returning champs. michael phelps, the most decorated olympic athlete of all time, facing off against longtime rival ryan lochte. >> i'm not going to stop until i reach my goals and i stop having fun. >> reporter: that swim team already having fun with their version of carpool karaoke. ? yeah there's a party in the usa ? >> reporter: another swimmer making waves, katie ledecky. holding three world records and favored to win three gold. from swimming to volleyball, one of the main events of this olympics. the stunning beaches of rio de
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